Barack Obama is a magnet for nuts. I suppose this is true of any prominent political figure, and boy was it true of Bill and Hillary Clinton. But we’ve already seen a whole bunch of scurrilous rumors and accusations hurled at Obama from people whose credibility is, um, marginal to say the least. Today, Ben Smith has a piece on the background of one of the more colorful Obama accusers, Larry Sinclair. The piece does a good job of saying (without every coming out and saying) this guy is crazy, so please do not take him seriously no matter what. But my favorite part of the piece is the subhed the Politico editors chose:
Sinclair’s biography may get in the way of his attempts to lend his story legitimacy.